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Black History Month Concert Series

February 26 @ 10:45 am

More than 4,200 In-School singers and the world-renowned Voice of Chicago come together for a dynamic educational program and performance honoring black culture. This year’s concerts feature special guest artist and legendary gospel singer, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence.

Performances take place at the following dates and times:
February 25, 26 & 27, 2019 at 10:45am.

Click here to watch highlights from our 2018 Black History Month Concert Series.

Seating is limited for Black History Month Concert Series. We will accommodate patrons on a first come, first served basis as space is available. To attend please enter Symphony Center through the Michigan Avenue lobby and check in with our staff at the CCC table. From there you will be directed to your seat based on availability. We will begin accommodating patrons at 10:00am.

Concert Program – feb 26

Combined Choirs

Lift Every Voice and Sing


Schools: Catalyst-Maria, Harvard, Henderson, Oglesby, St. Philip Neri
Conductor: Lonnie Norwood Jr.

Wade in the Water

Schools: CICS-Irving Park, Passages, West Park
Conductor: Maggie Johnston

It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)

Schools: Boone, De Diego, Nixon
Conductor: Daniel Wallenberg

Nashville Road

Schools: Carver, Gunsaulus, Hampton, Higgins
Conductor: Roland Hatcher

Roll Over Beethoven

Voice of Chicago

You’re All I Need to Get By

Combined Choirs


Schools: Clark, Lee, Whittier, Young
Conductor: Miriam Cowen

We Are Here/He’s Got the Whole World

Schools: Hibbard, Miles Davis, Mt. Vernon
Conductor: Meaghan Carroll


Schools: McNair, Nettelhorst, Prescott
Conductor: Evan Bruno

Living for the City

Donald Lawrence & Combined Choirs


The Best is Yet to Come

Combined Choirs

We Shall Overcome


February 26
10:45 am
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Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
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